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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1028 EST on 21/08/2008. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

WA

W Kimberley

003088

LARRAWA

9.8

0.0

2005

11

1 y

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

W Central

087113

AVALON AIRPORT

-1.0

-0.7

09/09/1998

13

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:17EST, 15/05/2012.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT 21.6 -0.4 7.6 -1.7 3.7 0.4 3.8 -- 339 (14.1) 37/23
PERTH AIRPORT 20.9 +0.8 5.2 -3.7 4.1 0.0 4.2 11.1 306 (12.8) 43/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.8 +1.5 3.7 -4.3 1.5 0.0 3.2 9.3 270 (11.3) 45/10
BUNBURY 18.8 +0.6 5.7 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 57/22
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 9.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 61/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.6 23.1 +0.1 21.6 0.0 6.8 10.2 328 (13.7) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.8 +8.5 23.1 +12.7 20.3 0.0 14.0 10.4 381 (15.9) 55/13
WHYALLA AERO 22.3 +0.8 13.7 +5.7 -- 0.0 11.4 -- 444 (18.5) 50/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.3 +1.3 18.6 +8.9 13.7 0.0 -- 11.0 415 (17.3) 52/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 +7.1 10.4 +4.1 7.9 0.0 5.6 8.8 417 (17.4) 58/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.6 +2.4 11.3 -2.9 8.0 0.0 11.2 11.1 337 (14.0) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.3 18.3 -0.4 14.1 0.0 7.0 8.6 278 (11.6) 34/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.5 20.3 +3.0 17.6 0.0 7.2 9.8 408 (17.0) 45/14
MACKAY M.O 24.8 -0.4 16.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 285 (11.9) 34/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.6 -1.7 13.2 -0.4 11.7 0.4 5.4 -- 236 ( 9.8) 28/08
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 -1.6 14.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 359 (15.0) 46/15
NAMBOUR DPI 21.2 -3.7 12.5 +1.9 -- 19.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 39/00
COOLANGATTA 21.8 -1.3 12.8 -0.6 -- 16.8 -- -- 367 (15.3) 44/11
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 -2.6 10.9 -1.8 8.2 0.4 3.6 8.5 346 (14.4) 41/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.0 -3.4 8.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 532 (22.2) 46/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.4 0.0 7.6 -0.9 2.8 0.0 4.6 -- 294 (12.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.6 -2.3 11.7 +0.8 9.3 38.0 3.6 9.8 355 (14.8) 35/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -2.5 11.1 +1.7 -- 18.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 -2.8 8.3 -0.7 6.3 0.0 4.8 10.8 492 (20.5) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 -1.9 7.1 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.4 +1.4 -0.1 -4.3 -4.2 0.0 3.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.4 +0.2 3.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 -1.5 8.1 -2.2 5.2 0.0 6.4 10.3 -- 34/14
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 -2.6 3.4 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 28/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 -0.5 10.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 507 (21.1) 31/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.8 +1.6 -1.0 -4.2 -5.7 0.0 3.0 9.4 187 ( 7.8) 32/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 +3.8 1.4 -3.7 -2.6 0.0 3.8 9.6 174 ( 7.3) 32/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.9 +1.8 1.5 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 46/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.1 +7.7 10.3 +2.9 5.2 0.0 6.4 9.5 295 (12.3) 50/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.8 +5.4 -0.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 37/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 +5.1 0.3 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 41/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 +4.1 5.8 -2.1 2.2 0.0 3.4 -- 156 ( 6.5) 39/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.8 +7.0 1.7 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 54/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.0 +5.1 1.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 63/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.0 +0.5 -0.5 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 39/12
HOBART AIRPORT 18.8 +3.5 1.9 -4.1 -1.5 0.0 3.2 7.7 338 (14.1) 50/14
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

40.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.7 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
39.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+9.5 : 26.8 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+9.4 : 27.0 HORSHAM POLKEMMET RD Wimmera S VIC
+9.4 : 27.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+9.1 : 29.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+8.8 : 28.3 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+8.8 : 27.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+12.7 : 23.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.7 : 18.0 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.0 : 17.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.9 : 18.6 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.7 : 14.5 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.6 : 18.1 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.7 : 21.4 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.7 : 22.2 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.4 : 21.3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.3 : 21.8 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-8.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.7 : -1.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-8.5 : -4.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.9 : -4.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-7.7 : -2.4 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-7.6 : -1.0 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
88.0 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK) North Coast NSW
62.0 BENTLEY North Coast NSW
56.8 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA) MidNorth Coast N NSW
56.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER) North Coast NSW
50.5 CLUNES (MAIN RD) North Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
88.0 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK)
62.0 BENTLEY
56.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
50.5 CLUNES (MAIN RD)
MidNorth Coast N
56.8 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA)

11.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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5.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
5.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
5.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

878 (36.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
843 (35.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
781 (32.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
727 (30.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
719 (30.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
712 (29.7) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
710 (29.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
704 (29.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
703 (29.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
688 (28.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
685 (28.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
685 (28.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
684 (28.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
679 (28.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
668 (27.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
666 (27.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
660 (27.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
659 (27.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
655 (27.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
632 (26.3) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
629 (26.2) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
627 (26.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
624 (26.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
620 (25.8) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
606 (25.3) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
602 (25.1) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
602 (25.1) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
600 (25.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/13 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
84/12 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BUNBURY
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
25.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 50.4mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 31.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 30.4mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(300/ 67 ) at 23:44
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(170/ 70 ) at 02:00
VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 83(350/ 69 ) at 13:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 78 ) at 20:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(330/ 65 ) at 21:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 76(360/ 63 ) at 15:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 80( 10/ 63 ) at 17:00